Richard has over 30 years’ experience in investment banking, financial services and compliance. He spent the early part of his career with BDO in London, then worked with Brewin Dolphin’s corporate finance team in Manchester for over a decade before joining the FCA, where he focused on the supervision of overseas investment banks. Most recently he was COO of the London-based boutique advisory firm Strand Hanson.
Richard has strong analytical and problem-solving skills and a track record for achieving strategic objectives within a highly regulated environment.
He joined Dow Schofield Watts in 2019 to support the nationwide growth of the Dow Schofield Watts group and the expansion of its fund management arm, PHD Equity Partners. He has since moved on from the group but is retained by DSW Ventures in a regulatory advisory capacity.